FRNSW places second order for XFlex PPE

Following the successful delivery of more than 5,000 sets of high-qualitystructural firefighting PPE from specialist manufacturer MSA Bristol and itsAustralian distributor Pac Fire, Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW)continue with their rollout and expect to have an additional 5,000…

MSA Safety acquires U.K. firefighter turnout gear manufacturer Bristol Uniforms

Acquisition strengthens MSA’s position as a global market leader in fire service personal protective equipment (PPE) products, which include breathing apparatus, firefighter helmets, thermal imaging cameras and firefighter protective apparel Transaction is valued at approximately $60 million, or about 1.5…

EOS heralds a new dawn in Structural Firefighting PPE

Bristol Uniforms, a leading designer and manufacturer of protective clothing for emergency services across the globe, has launched a brand new, state-of-the-art PPE design for structural firefighting, offering advanced protection to combat the new and emerging risks faced by modern-day…

Cadiz firefighters take delivery of Bristol fire kit

Cadiz Fire Brigade has recently taken delivery of new, state-of-the-art fire kit supplied by Bristol Uniforms, a leading designer and manufacturer of protective clothing for emergency services across the globe. The contract was secured through Bristol’s international distributor El Corte…

Cornwall FRS goes for gold with new structural firefighting PPE

Firefighters across Cornwall are wearing brand new PPE, procured through the UK Collaborative PPE Framework.  All 560 firefighters in the county have been equipped with two sets of new gold-coloured structural coats and trousers, along with flash hoods, and a…

European firefighter PPE standard updated

The European standard EN 469, which ensures protective clothing worn byfirefighters is of good quality, fit for purpose and adequately protective, hasbeen revised and published this month. The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) published EN469: 2020Protective clothing for firefighters –…

Bristol’s Stock Styles Take Action

Bristol Uniforms’ new stock styles for structural PPE are proving popular with fire and rescue services around the world, with orders received from Malaysia to Germany to Saudi Arabia, and many customers already putting their new kit through its paces.…

UK Fire and Rescue Services reap Collaborative PPE Framework benefits

Thirty-three Fire and Rescue Services (FRS), comprising over 33,500 firefighters, are now benefiting from the Local Authority Collaborative PPE Framework. Launched three years ago in June 2017, the Framework gives UK FRSs access to high quality PPE ensembles and volume…

Bristol Uniforms – A cleaner future with Solo Rescue

At Bristol Uniforms we recognise the importance of keeping firefighter PPE clean, and are constantly looking at new ways to help reduce the risk of PPE contamination and firefighters’ exposure to harmful chemicals. With this in mind, we have launched…

Bristol Uniforms Launches Stock Styles

Bristol Uniforms, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply ofprotective clothing for the emergency services has launched its first-everselection of stock styles for structural firefighting. Immediately available, the stock styles offer a more cost-effective solution than bespoke alternatives.…

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